News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Louwville High School expected to be ready for 2017 academic year

29 April 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works is making good progress with the construction of the new Louwville High School in Vredenburg. Read More

Be safe this #PayDayBlues weekend

28 April 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works is appealing to motorists not to not drink and drive during the upcoming Read More

Roadworks on Suider Agter Paarl Road

26 April 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works is making good progress with the rehabilitation of Suider Agter Paarl Road between Old Paarl Road (the R101) and the R44. Read More

Twenty-seven arrested for drinking and driving this weekend

25 April 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that two road users died on the province’s roads on Friday – one driver in Swellendam and the other in Piketberg. Read More

Road safety workshop to focus on distracted driving

25 April 2016

This is the 2nd Global Road Safety Partnership, Childsafe and Safely Home Road Safety Workshop for 2016. Read More

Four DUI arrests on Western Cape roads since Monday

21 April 2016

Provincial Traffic Services arrested four motorists this week for allegedly driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. Read More

Contractor Development Programme reaches out to emerging contractors

21 April 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works offers structured training to enhance the skills and business expertise of emerging construction enterprises in the Western Cape. Read More

Latest attacks on Metrorail tantamount to economic sabotage

19 April 2016

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Seven killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

18 April 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that seven road users died on the province’s roads this weekend. Read More

Multi-million rand health infrastructure projects commence

15 April 2016

The construction of three much-needed health infrastructure projects commissioned by the Department of Transport and Public Works for the Western Cape Departm Read More

Seven DUI arrests on Western Cape roads since Monday

14 April 2016

Provincial Traffic Services arrested seven motorists this week for allegedly driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. Read More

Rehabilitation of the Old Malmesbury road progressing well

12 April 2016

Good progress is being made on a R104 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate the Old Malmesbury Road between Abbotsdale and Kalbaskraal. Read More

Two fatalities on Western Cape roads

11 April 2016

An unconfirmed report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that two road users died on the province’s roads this weekend. Read More

Nine DUI arrests on Western Cape roads

8 April 2016

Provincial Traffic Services arrested nine motorists this week for allegedly driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. Read More

Update on roadworks on the R43 between Bot River and Hermanus

7 April 2016

A R37 million Department of Transport and Public Works roadworks project on the R43 between Bot River and Sandbaai is nearing completion. Read More

Eighteen people killed on Western Cape roads over the weekend

4 April 2016

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services arrested 23 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol on 1 and 2 April 2016. Eighteen people died in road crashes over the weekend. Read More